Sunday, November 20, 2011

A Matter of Justice: Performance Rights for Artists, Musicians and Producers

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Nassau, Bahamas - A Matter of Justice: Performance Rights for Artists, Musicians and Producers. The music industry has suffered its most dramatic and volatile changes during the past decade, similar to the time when tape recorders were invented and commercial radio came to life.

Please join the Free meeting on Thursday, November 17th, 2011 from Noon to 3pm at the British Colonial Hilton.

Today, digital technology and the Internet have become allies for creators, artists and producers while at the same time, their worst enemies. Multiple means are available today to consumers around the world to enjoy and copy valuable music content. Consumption of music is soaring everywhere, where the average consumer may have thousands of songs in an MP3 player, a smart phone, computer or other portable media.

Technology has not only changed the way people access music, it also created a new economy based on the distribution, public performance and communication of music. Multiple new businesses such as ambient music providers, digital and satellite radio stations, digital music channels embedded in cable TV programming, Youtube and webcasters are all using recorded music as a main component, whether directly or indirectly Internet based.

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